A serial dollar store robber apparently didn’t get enough dollars from his first four hold-ups, so he committed another one on Aug. 4, according to police.
Every year the Philadelphia Fire Department compiles a comprehensive report of the myriad ways that houses catch fire: electrical wiring, inattentive cooking, careless smoking, children playing with matches.
A man who turned up at Tarken Playground with a bullet hole in his back doesn’t know who shot him, why he shot him or how he shot him, police say.
If it’s true that cigarettes can cause people to lose their teeth, a local robbery suspect surely overdid it with the smokes. The toothless thug wearing a “got bit” logo on his T-shirt swiped hundreds of dollars in cigs from a Wawa in Burholme on July 30, police say.
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A gunman tried and failed to rob a bodega in Oxford Circle last Sunday and now his face is all over YouTube.
Police are hunting for an unknown armed robber who struck at a Lawndale 7-Eleven on July 28.
Police seek the public’s help in finding a 28-year-old Mayfair woman who has been missing from her home for more than two weeks.
Police suspect last Wednesday’s fatal crash might be related to street racing.
A credulous gym patron had to find an alternate way home from the workout facility several weeks ago after a thief stole the person’s car keys from an unsecured rack near the front desk.